MANY VOICES: A multicultural book fair for families
Saturday, November 22, 10:00 – 1:00
Breakwater School gym, 856 Brighton Ave., Portland
EXPLORE BOOKS that take your child around the world. The fair
features the latest children's books and classics depicting the
cultures of China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin
America and the Middle East, as well as African American, Native
American, Latino American, Jewish American, Muslim American and
MAKE YOUR OWN ORIGAMI BUTTERFLY just like in the book Butterflies
for Kiri! We'll also offer face painting, balloon tying and other
MEET THE AUTHOR: Cathryn Falwell, author and illustrator of
Butterflies for Kiri and other children's books, will be on hand to
meet the children and autograph books.
COME AND SHOP! The fair will also sell bake sale treats, gently used
traditional Chinese clothing for kids and adults, and our special
limited-edition tote bag by Maine artist Betsy Thompson.
THE BOOK FAIR IS FREE and open to the public.
EDUCATOR DISCOUNT Educators receive a 20% discount on all books.
FOR MORE INFORMATION email bamboo@... or visit
Presented by the Chinese and American Friendship Association of
Maine's Chinese School.
Titles selected by Curious City (www.curiouscity.net) and provided
by Books Etc.
*ABOUT C.A.F.A.M. AND CHINESE SCHOOL*
The Chinese American Friendship Association of Maine (C.A.F.A.M) is
a non-profit cultural organization whose members include Chinese-
Americans, Americans who have lived or worked in China, parents who
have adopted children from China, and others with an interest in
Chinese history and culture. In addition to the Chinese School,
C.A.F.A.M. offers lectures, holiday celebrations, and an annual
Chinese New Year celebration (slated for January 31, 2009--more